New Delhi: On the day of Raksha Bandhan Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrates the festival with his special sisters at his residence in the national capital on Thursday. Small and small girls tied Rakhi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan which was special for PM Modi. It was a special Raksha Bandhan for PM Modi as these girls were the daughters of employees like scavengers, peons, gardeners, drivers working in the Prime Minister’s Office.
PMO shared a video on this occasion in which PM Modi is seen celebrating the festival with these little girls. They come one by one to Prime Minister Modi to tie Rakhi and the PM is seen talking to him happily. Earlier today, PM Modi congratulated the people of the country on this occasion. PM Modi tweeted, “Greetings to everyone on the special occasion of Raksha Bandhan.”
A very special Raksha Bandhan with these youngsters… pic.twitter.com/mcEbq9lmpx
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 11, 2022
Interestingly, ahead of the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Pakistani sister Qamar Mohsin Sheikh had sent a holy rakhi and also wished him a victory in the 2024 general election. Speaking to sources, Qamar said that he has made all the preparations and is expected to meet PM Modi this time.
He said, “I hope that he (PM Modi) will call me to Delhi this time. I have done all the preparations. I have made this rakhi myself using silk ribbon with embroidery designs. He wrote a letter to PM Modi and prayed for his good health and long life. Along with this, he also wished him good luck for the 2024 elections.
He said, “I wrote a letter and prayed for a long and healthy life. Keep up the good work as you are doing.” PM Modi’s sister Sheikh had sent him a Rakhi and Raksha Bandhan card last year as well.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah also extended his best wishes on the occasion. Shah tweeted, “Heartfelt greetings to all the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Rakshabandhan.”